Definition of manul
: a small wildcat (Felis manul) of the mountains of Mongolia, Siberia, and Tibet that has soft grayish white fur marked with a few blackish transverse bands on the loins and is often held to be the source of the long-haired varieties of the domestic cat —called also Pallas's cat
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